Muskegon County has been recognized by the state as one of the most veteran-friendly counties in Michigan.

Michigan's Veterans Affairs Agency awarded the county with the bronze-level Veteran Employer Certification. The award recognizes the county's continued efforts to employee and support veteran talent in the community and its workforce.

Muskegon County was the only county in all of Michigan to be granted this award.

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